Circle Medical is a company that's launched out of our Summer 2015 class that wants to make it easy for patients to get the routine primary care they need in a way that fits in with their lives. A patient simply downloads the Circle Medical app, scans their insurance card, picks a doctor
and books an appointment the doctor to visit them at home or at
TechCrunch's Fitz Tepper wrote about Circle Medical in a story published earlier this month:
"While other doctor-on-demand startups have existed for a while, Circle Medical’s goal is to provide a service that can used as a regular part of your life, not just in emergencies or last-minute situations.
To achieve this, the startup focuses on two pain points that traditionally keep patients tied town to a physical practice.
First, Circle Medical is considered in-network for over 97 percent of patients in California who have private insurance. This means a visit normally costs no more than your regular doctor, and often less.
The second unique aspect of Circle Medical is that all of its doctors are full time. This means you can pick a doctor and have them become your new primary care physician."
Read the full story here, and see the Hacker News discussion here.